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We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and how that affects our members. We wanted to share some recent developments, announcements from the Governor’s office and local units of government, and the latest information from KDOT on how they will work moving forward.

Below are links to announcements from the Governor and local units of government.  Please note that this data will undoubtedly change.  

Here is a list of resources and data.  Please know that Economic Lifelines will continue to work hard to help put our members in the best position to continue to serve the public and run their businesses through this challenging time.  



Governor Kelly announced a change in her original executive order 20-04 banning the gathering of 50 or more people and will revise it banning gatherings of more than 10. This went into effect at 12:00 AM on Tuesday, March 24th. 

Click here to read the governor's executive order.



Governor Kelly announced a statewide “stay at home order” effective March 30, 2020. The Executive Order 20-16 works in conjunction with KEEF, in Executive Order 20-15. The order will begin at 12:01 AM on Monday, March 30 and remain in effect until at least Monday April 19.  She made the decision in consultation with the health department, local and federal partners, and emergency management. UPDATE: Governor Kelly has extended the "stay at home order" until midnight of May 3.

The order will provide the same rules across the state and provide consistency and help stop the spread.


Executive Order 20-24: Extending Executive Order No. 20-16 to May 3, 2020 - April 16

Executive Order 20-23: Related to licensure, certification and registration for persons and licensure of "Adult Care Homes" - April 15

Executive Order 20-22: Extending conditional and temporary relief from certain motor carrier rules and regulations - April 13

Executive Order 20-21: Suspending the issuance of general nonresident spring 2020 turkey permits - April 9

Executive Order 20-20: Temporarily allowing notaries and witnesses to act via audio-video communication technology - April 9

Executive Order 20-19: Extending professional and occupational licenses during the COVID-19 pandemic - April 9

Executive Order 20-18 : Temporarily prohibiting mass gatherings of more than 10 people to limit the spread of COVID-19 - April 7

Executive Order 20-17 : Temporary relief from certain unemployment insurance requirements - March 31

Executive Order 20-16: Statewide Stay-at-Home Order – March 30

Executive Order 20-15: Kansas Essential Function Framework – March 24

Executive Order 20-14: Mass gatherings of 10 or less. – March 24

Executive Order 20-13: Extending certain tax deadlines – March 24

Executive Order 20-12: Extending vehicle registration and driver’s license renewal – March 24

Executive Order 20-11: Removal of waste and recycling service – March 24 

Executive Order 20-10: Financial hardship resulting from COVID-19 – March 24



Several websites have already been established to keep Kansans informed. Multiple websites including individual county government websites are being monitored by the Economic Lifelines team to keep our clients updated on executive orders and what is happening in those counties.  

Below you can find links to all the Governors executive orders, updates from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and the Kansas Legislative Leadership’s website that is continuously updated and was created as a one stop resource.  

Governor Kelly’s Executive Orders -

Kansas Department of Health and Environment -

Legislative Leadership One-Stop resource page -

Scott Heidner
Executive Director
Economic Lifelines
825 S Kansas Ave, Ste 500
Topeka, KS 66612

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